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Duke's fifth title shows Krzyzewski's ability to adapt

Duke's fifth title shows Krzyzewski's ability to adapt

As ESPN's crack and ubiquitous research staff rapidly unearthed Monday night — or was it Tuesday morning? — Duke's national-championship conquest of Wisconsin included record contributions from freshmen. Tyus Jones, Grayson Allen, Justise Winslow and Jahlil Okafor combined for 60 points in the Blue Devils' 68-63 victory, the most ever by rookies in a title game. Ohio State, led by Greg Oden and Mike Conley Jr., had the previous high of 51 in the Buckeyes' 2007 loss to Florida. But here's further context that reminds us of Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski's unsurpassed ability to adapt: Freshmen scored only 23 points in his four previous championship-game...

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